sporadik

sporadik

BandEDMAvant-garde

Quantum mechanical freestyle splattercore

Biography

Starting in 1996, DJ Quatttro has devoted the bulk of his creative energy towards using the computer and synthesizer to paint life into the stomping, swirling, psychedelic, electronic musical monster that is Sporadik.

In addition to multiple self releases, DJ Quatttro has released music as 'Sporadik' on the Colorado based labels Three Headed Goat, Backwards Records and Swamp of Puss, as well as through the UK's (now defunct) Raw42.

Blurring the lines between breakcore, gabber, industrial, powernoise and sound collage, Sporadik has toured all over America, playing both underground and main stage events in:
New York City
(Bar][core!!! @ The Pussycat Lounge),
New Brunswick NJ
(Hidden Cities)
Seattle
(Chop Suey, The Vogue, Noc Noc, The Rendezvous, the Hanta House + several other venues),
Vancouver B.C.
(23 Cordova W. + an underground party),
Portland,OR.
(The Jasemine Tree),
and all over Colorado
(including in Denver: Bender's, The Larimer Lounge, Kazmos, The Hi-Dive, and 'Nate's RV'.
In Boulder: the Catacombs Bar, Cafe Babu, and Green Spirit Studios).

Sporadik has also played:
the 2001 Trust Crew 'Assemble' Outdoor Festival (Wyoming),
the 2002 Trust Crew 'Replicate' Outdoor Festival (Northern California),
the 2007 'Transistor' Electronic Music Festival (Denver),
the 2007 'Forced!' Industrial Music Festival (Providence, R.I.),
and
at the 2008 'Transistor' Electronic Music Festival (Denver).

When performing live, Sporadik has shared the lineup with:
Jello Biafra,
Venetian Snares,
Doormouse,
CDatakill,
Mochipet,
W.A.S.T.E,
NAHA,
Alter De Ruine,
Terminal 11,
Duran Duran Duran,
Unter Null,
Kommunity FK,
Xanopticon,
Dev/Null,
Liar's Rosebush,
Cyrus Rex,
S.i.m. on Kor Funkle (Belgium),
Cozi The End of Stream (Tokyo),
Nau-Zee-Aun,
The Magus,
Dev79,
Lovecraft Technologies,
Realicide,
Raxyor,
Oto (Tokyo),
Dandi Wind,
Black Cell,
Pentalith,
Page 27,
Kris Moon,
J. Frede,
In Ether,
L.A.M.P.,
In Better Senses,
The Hypnogogic Orchestra,
Math You,
Aleph.Null,
Digit216,
Cacheflowe,
Scaffolding,
Preshish Moments,
just to name a few.

Sporadik's music has been featured and/or reviewed in publications such as:
The Rocky Mountain News (Denver),
The Stranger (Seattle),
Willamette Week (Portland),
The Westword (Denver),
Groovesmag (NJ),
The Exquisite Death E-zine (Wisconsin),
Colorado Music Buzz (Denver)
and
the Iron Feather Journal (Denver).

Dj Quatttro hosts 'World of Danger' a radio show dedicated to breakcore, powernoise and industrial music, twice a month during the 12am-3am "Sleepless Nights" timeslot on KGNU
(dates vary, see http://kgnu.org for details).

DJ Quatttro is also a rotation host on 'Dub Palace', dedicated to 'Dub' Reggae, every Sunday at 10pm on Denver/Boulder's KGNU
(Quatttro hosts Dub Palace once a month).

Discography

1997 - Noizekore Phase 1 (Cassette, self released)
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1998 - Single appears on mp3.com compilation
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2000 - Two singles picked up by UK music licensing company 'Raw42'
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2000 - Green Hit Wonder (CD-R, self released)
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2002 - The Sado-Pacifist E.P. (12" vinyl, Three Headed Goat Records)
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2003 - The New Age of Living Dangerously (CD, Three Headed Goat Records)
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2003 - Love, American Style [sporadik 'noise' collection] (CD-R, self released)
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2005 - Live set appears on "Swamp of Puss" compilation (CD-R, Swamp of Puss Records)
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2006 - Single included on the compilation "A Tribe Called Glitch" (CD, Backwards Records)
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2008 - Phonophobia (CD, coming spring 2009)

Set List

When performing solo, 'sporadik' does 30-90 minute sets, depending on what the promoter wants, of all original material.
When doing 'versus' sets with other DJs or producers sporadik has performed up to 3 1/2 hours.
When DJing as 'DJ Quatttro', you make the call...as long as its Dub reggae, Breakcore or 1980's stuff.